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Monache High School’s Aislin Taylor flew by the competition Saturday afternoon to take first overall at the Golden West Cross Country Invitational.

Taylor ran the 5,000-meter course in a personal-best 18 minutes, 24 seconds — over a minute faster than Clovis West’s Kalei Aoki-Chance (19:42), who placed second in the head-to-head race.

“It was good,” Taylor said about her first race of the season. “I felt like I was going faster.”

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FRESNO — All season the talk around the Valley was that Porterville High School boys were going to win the Central Section Division IV championship.

On Thursday the Panthers did that and more with Porterville’s Jorge Sanchez placing first to win the city’s first individual boys title since as far back as anyone can remember Thursday at Woodward Park in Fresno.

The senior finished the 5,000-meter race in 16 minutes, 42.7 seconds. It wasn’t a personal record, but the first-year runner led for nearly the entire race — except for when he got lost.

I’m like, ‘Oh my God!’,” Sanchez said. “I had to turn around and just like go down this sketchy part that wasn’t even (part of the course) and by the time I got back, the guy that was in second was ahead of me so I just had to like make that up. It made it even more painful but...it didn’t go how I wanted but it’s a win.”

Despite getting lost, Sanchez still finished 13.6 seconds ahead of Chowchilla’s Connor Borba (16:56.3, 2nd) to claim the Valley title. The accomplishment is still something Sanchez hasn’t processed yet.

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Brent Hosfeldt checks the ignition timing Wednesday, at West Olive Welding in Porterville. Hosfeldt, who has competed in American Stock class,…

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Brent Hosfeldt gets in his car Wednesday at West Olive Welding in Porterville. Hosfeldt, who has competed in American Stock class, is getting …